WHITESNAKE's DAVID COVERDALE: No Immediate Plans For A New Studio Album

WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale has given his first in-depth interview since announcing a North American reunion tour with THE SCORPIONS and DOKKEN, set to kick off on Jan. 29 in Jacksonville, Florida. The question-and-answer session, the first part of which was posted on the singer's official web site, features questions asked by the members of ...

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Former RELATIVE ASH Members Seek Bassist

Chicago's DUNA HILL, the new band featuring former RELATIVE ASH members Marcus Harrington (vocals) and Junior Antunez (guitar), along with the drummer from CMK, are currently seeking an experienced bass player to complete the group's lineup. Interested parties should contact [email protected] ...

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THERAPY? Secure North American Deal

Britain's THERAPY? have secured a North American deal with Spitfire Records. The band, who recently inked a new worldwide record deal with Eagle Rock Records (Spitfire being Eagle Rock's North American licensing partner), have commenced the recording sessions for their next studio album, tentatively due in early 2003. The as-yet-untitled CD, which will mark the ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION: More U.S. Dates Announced

Florida death metallers MALEVOLENT CREATION have announced additional dates for their upcoming North American tour. The updated itinerary is as follows: Jan. 29 - Marquee Theater - Jacksonville, FL Jan. 30 - BackBooth - Orlando, FL Jan. 31 - Liar's Club - Tampa, FL Feb. 01 - Beta Bar - Tallahassee, FL Feb. 02 - ...

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GRAVITY KILLS Split Up!

GRAVITY KILLS have officially split up, according to the group's web site (www.gravitykills.com). A statement posted on the site reads as follows: "Your assumptions are true. GRAVITY KILLS are no longer together and will not be producing music together under the name GRAVITY KILLS. Each of the band members has moved on to other endeavors. ...

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HALFORD To Film Live DVD In Japan

HALFORD will be filming a live DVD during their upcoming tour of Japan, Rob Halford's personal manager John Baxter has confirmed via the group's official web site. "We will be filming the two Tokyo shows [on Feb. 11 and Feb. 15 at Shibuya Kokaido] and potentially Osaka [on Feb. 14 at Shibuya Kokaido] as well ...

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Canadian Singer Confirms Audition With Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Members

Vancouver-based singer Todd Kerns, of AGE OF ELECTRIC and STATIC IN STEREO fame, has confirmed that he has been invited to audition for the lead vocalist position in a new band comprised of former members of GUNS N' ROSES. The band, tentatively dubbed THE PROJECT, features Slash, Duff McKagan, Izzy Stradlin and Matt Sorum, all ...

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SLIPKNOT's SHAWN CRAHAN: 'COREY TAYLOR Is A Genius'

SLIPKNOT percussionist/mastermind Shawn Crahan (a.k.a. Clown), who is believed to be recording material for a side project with producer Rick Rubin (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, SLAYER, SYSTEM OF A DOWN), recently spoke out in support of STONE SOUR and MURDERDOLLS, the SLIPKNOT offshoot bands featuring Crahan's cohorts Joey Jordison, Corey Taylor and Jim Root. "Joey ...

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